Start winter-proofing your basement today with these tips!

Cold, ice, snow and mud – these winter weather hazards can wreak havoc on your basement and home if you aren’t prepared for them. Here are some top tips from local specialists in basement waterproofing in Staten Island, NY.
  • Insulate your pipes: Pipes in the basement are especially vulnerable
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A Guide To French Drains

French drains are also known as rubble drains or sub-surface drains, and weren’t invented by the French – instead, they were the brainchild of Henry French of Massachusetts. These drains are used outdoors in yards and agricultural spaces to help water flow properly and prevent soggy ground.

Why do homes need

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How to prevent moisture problems in your basement

Moisture is every basement’s worst enemy – it’s the cause behind mold problems, damp, bad smells and even structural issues. So how can homeowners help prevent it? Here are some tips from basement waterproofing experts in Monmouth County, NJ.
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5 things you should know about repairing basement cracks

Basement walls and foundations form an essential part of your home’s structural integrity, supporting the weight of your house and holding back the soil and moisture around them. This means that they are under considerable pressure, which can cause them to crack. Here are some important insights into what causes
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How to get your home ready for hurricane season

While hurricane season only officially starts on June 1st, this year has already seen significant Atlantic storm activity. Forecasters are predicting the arrival of around 11-17 named storms (winds of 39mph or more), with five of those likely strong enough to become hurricanes with winds over 74mph. Here are some
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Protect Your Home Against Mold and Allergies

If you suffer from allergies in the spring, your home may be to blame. Excess moisture from the air or a leak can make cupboards, floors, attics and crawlspaces a haven for mold, and these spores can cause serious breathing problems, allergic reactions and respiratory issues. Here are some tips
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Prepare For Humid Summers This Spring

Humidity is a fact of life in New Jersey, but the right preparations to your home in the spring time can help you make even the worst of humid summer days bearable. Not only is excess humidity uncomfortable, it also promotes the growth of mold in the home, which can
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How your landscaping can help prevent basement leaks

One of the main reasons for basement leaks is a surprising one for many homeowners – it’s your own backyard. Landscaping can play a pivotal role in directing water to or away your home’s walls and foundations, so it’s important to ensure that your yard is landscaped in such a
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